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Evil Eye
Дурной глаз (талисман от сглаза)
Presented by
CIT Coin Invest AG (Lichtenstein)
Nominal value
5 dollars
31,1 g
38,61 mm
Silver 999°
2500 pcs
Production quality
Proof, colour application alternate with cold enamel and not coloured surfaces
CIT Coin Invest AG (Lichtenstein)
B.H. Mayer (Germany)
Description of obverse and reverse
One side features the abstract shape of an eye with pupil, iris and background of contrasting colours; the entire surface is filled with ornaments, in the lower right field the year 2020. 

The other side depicts the coat of arms of Palau, above, the inscription REPUBLIC OF PALAU, below, 5 $.
A brief annotation
The Evil Eye is a legend that dates back to ancient Roman and Greek times. It came to prominence during the Ottoman Empire and is defined as receiving an envyous glare from people when you have success and praise is put upon you. It is believed that given it brings you misfortunes and bad luck. It became such a strong belief that entire cultures have turned to the act of praising God for blessings to avoid the powers of the Evil Eye. The traditional Evil Eye with its vibrant colors was turned into amulets that were worn by millions to ward off the ill effects
New issue
№ 3(64) 2023
№ 3(64) 2023
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